How Long Can Sugar Pumpkins Stay on the Vine?
Thanksgiving just wouldn't be much of a holiday without pie -- especially pumpkin pie, which needs sugar pumpkins for a truly good flavor. Sugar pumpkins require a very long growing season. Popular varieties such as Small Sugar and Sugar Pie mature after...
Sugar pumpkins can remain on the vine until just before the first hard frost.
Severe cold will damage pumpkin flesh, turning it to mush -- wiping out your
The length of time they are left on the vine depends on the weather. The ripe
fruits can stay in the garden until the first frost if the weather is dry and
Note that pumpkins do require a lot of food and a long growing season .... 'Peanut
Pumpkin' also produces very sweet flesh and can be great in pumpkin pie or ....
Should I harvest now or let them stay on the vines till the vines are done for?
If I store them in a dry, dool place, how long will they survive? I read that ... I grew
some pie pumpkins and most of them lasted into Jan. But I still ...
Later in the season as the pumpkin matures, the vine will turn yellow and ... water
in the early morning, so that any water that splashes onto leaves can soon dry.
If you leave it on the vine, you fear it will surely rot, or the bugs will get toit. Don't
worry or fret. Properly stored, pumpkins are "long keepers". Here are some ...
And, sometimes we slip up and accidentally break a vine. Never fear, all is not
lost! Partially ripe, and even green pumpkins, can ripen completely with a little ...
Almost any pumpkin seed ultimately will produce pumpkins. ... Field variety is
plain-tasting, not especially sweet, and somewhat watery for pie. ... A single vine
can grow as long as 30 feet, sending out many vine shoots all along the way. ....
Leave several inches of stem -- it helps them stay fresh -- and let them cure in the
Oct 24, 2011 ... The answer can depend on the weather, but it's probably longer than you think. It
helps to know how to choose a pumpkin that will withstand the ...